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translocate

[ trans-loh-keyt, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈloʊ keɪt, trænz- /
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verb (used with object), trans·lo·cat·ed, trans·lo·cat·ing.

to move or transfer from one place to another; cause to change location; displace; dislocate.

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Origin of translocate

First recorded in 1825–35; trans- + locate
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British Dictionary definitions for translocate

translocate
/ (ˌtrænzləʊˈkeɪt) /

verb

(tr) to move; displace
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Medical definitions for translocate

translocate
[ trăns-lōkāt′, trănz- ]

v.

To change from one place or one position to another; to displace.
To transfer a chromosomal segment to a new position; to cause to undergo translocation.
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